Mar 21

Regulatory Compliance and More at TOBI XI!

New publication echoes TOBI 2020 theme: Regulatory Compliance, Clinical Data & Protocols. Platelet-Rich Plasma for Knee Osteoarthritis: Internet Marketing and Patient Education—An Appraisal of Content for Websites with the Greatest Search Engine Visibility This publication reviews 181 websites using 3 leading search engines, and discusses the importance of ethical patient information and marketing of orthobiologics. Based on results from the content analyzed, there is a remarkable difference between information accessed on non-private websites compared to private websites. Most notably, private...

Mar 10

Vertebral Intraosseous Plasma Rich in Growth Factor (PRGF) Infiltrations as a Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Lumbar Pathology

TOBI Faculty, Dr. Kirchner and colleagues, have recently published their case presentation of a novel strategy for the treatment of degenerative low back pain in a recent issue of the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery and Research.  A primary motivation to adopt minimally invasive cell-based therapies in the field of Orthobiologics to treat degenerative conditions of the spine led this team of researchers and clinicians to present the first reported case description of the utilization of Vertebral Interosseous and Intervertebral disc...

Mar 10

Leukocyte-rich PRP for Knee Osteoarthritis: Current Concepts. 

Osteoarthritis is one of the most debilitating degenerative conditions affecting more than a third of the population of active individuals over the age of 65. Upon onset of clinical manifestations, osteoarthritis (OA) may become increasingly destructive regarding disease progression with respect to the microenvironment. Investigations into the leukocyte concentration in PRP formulations and its effect on the healing process in OA has created some controversy in evidence-based practice. It is well known that the inflammatory phase is integral to the...